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Macmillan English 6 Unit 13 worksheet
6Skills and language practised
Activity 1 Language building abstract nouns
Activity 2 Reading and vocabularymatch sentence halves containing abstract nouns
Activity 3 Grammar modals + passive infi nitive
Activity 4 Grammar modals + passive infi nitive
Follow-up activityOrganise students into pairs. One student chooses a word from Activity 1 and puts it in a sentence. Their partner listens and checks accuracy and meaning. Then the second student chooses a different word and does the same. The activity continues until all of the words have been used.
1 Find ten more abstract nouns. Write the abstract nouns.
Answers in any order:(starting horizontally)
hunger [ mark]
bravery [ mark]
friendship [ mark]
stupidity [ mark]
anger [ mark]
hope [ mark]
fear [ mark]
generosity [ mark]
beauty [ mark]
happiness [ mark]
a h u n g e r o e h
b r a v e r y f r a
f r i e n d s h i p
h f n t e t c b o p
o e a j r o a e d i
p a n r o p l a s n
e r d o s y l u a e
s t u p i d i t y s
d s i t t b o y i s
f o o t y a n g e r
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62 Match the sentence halves.
1 Cycling without a helmet or lights is stupidity itself.
2 The girls beauty was obvious to all those who saw her.
3 They held on to their hopes throughout the search.
4 You could feel the fear as we descended into the dark forest.
5 Happiness in life is what most people want.
3 Write fi ve sentences. Use the words in the box. Example sentences:
The garden should be watered. [1 mark]
This apple must be eaten. [1 mark]
That car could be stolen. [1 mark]
The necklace ought to be worn. [1 mark]
This box can be opened. [1 mark]
For each sentence, give mark for meaning and mark for punctuation.
4 Write sentences using the verbs in the box and a modal verb. 1 will be built [1 mark]
2 might be stolen [1 mark]
3 must be protected [1 mark]
4 can be seen [1 mark]
5 have to be given [1 mark]